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Despite tremendous industrialisation and rapid urbanization. Ranchi and its surroundings are still in the grip of Saktam. The Santals-the aborigines forming the majority adore Sake in her various manifestations. None denies the fact that the vaishnava apostles convened many natives into Vaishnavism, but the existing shrines-old or new testify the prevalence of Saktam and its strong hold The temples like Durga Mandir, Kali Mandir etc., claim greater percentage of kali worshippers. This Durga mandir is of recent origin and ritualistic worship is offered with great veneration. It is attracting both class and mass by its spectacular functions and festivals conducted suiting the tastes of all classes of people. The image of Durga adorned with profuse garlands and glittering jewels looks exceedingly enticing and bends the heads of the visitors at first sight itself There are many mini shrines installed with worshipful deities. Durga puja, Basant Panchami and Kali puja, the annual functions celebrated here draw lakhs of persons and they offer special prayers. Being favorably disposed to her ardent devotees, her fame is mounting higher day by day. All the functions are held with great pomp and splendour. Bright illuminations and cultural programmes, the present trends of worship, and particularly the marks mod culture are heightening fate glory of the temple and broadcasting her irrepressible hold on the public.

It is in the busy locality of the city, accessible by auto and other vehicles.

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